Nebraska Football has appointed Mickey Joseph as interim coach

Nebraska is committed to hiring interim coach Mickey Joseph for the remainder of the 2022 season. Like Scott Frost, who was fired by Nebraska on Sunday, Joseph is the former Husker quarterback. “After a disappointing start to our season, I’ve decided the best path forward for us Joseph, 54, is Nebraska’s first black coach in any sport and one of four new members to the team this season,” Nebraska Athletic Director Trev Alberts said in a statement. Treff has made a good choice in asking assistant coach Mickey Joseph to step in as interim head coach for the rest of the year and we look forward to his leadership,” said UNL consultant Ronnie Green. Fully A.D. Alberts Track (Forward), I have complete confidence in Interim Coach Joseph. There is a lot of football left to play. “It’s time to rally around our players and give them our full support,” University of Nebraska President Ted Carter said. Prior to joining Nebraska, Joseph worked as an assistant coach at LSU. Joseph was on the LSU team when the school won the national championship in 2019. Prior to the Tigers, Joseph worked as a coach at Louisiana Tech, Grambling State, Alcorn State, Langston University, Central Oklahoma, Nicholls State, Alabama State, Tulane and Nebraska’s Wayne State College, and was Also an associate at Omaha North. High School in 1995 and 1996, and played for the Huskers for four seasons under coach Tom Osborne from 1988 to 1991. During his career, the Huskers set a record 39-9-1, won two Big Eight titles and played in two tournaments Orange Bowl games, Citrus Bowl, and Fiesta Bowl. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Nebraska is committed to appointing interim coach Mickey Joseph for the remainder of the 2022 season.

Like Scott Frost who Nebraska launched SundayJoseph is a former Husker quarterback.

“After a disappointing start to our season, I have decided that the best way forward for our program is to make a change in our position as head coach,” Nebraska Athletic Director Trev Alberts said in a statement.

Joseph, 54, is Nebraska’s first black coach in any sport and among four new members of the coaching staff this season.

“Trev has made a good choice in asking assistant coach Mickey Joseph to step in as interim head coach for the rest of the year and we look forward to his leadership,” said UNL consultant Ronnie Green.

He joined the program as the passing game coordinator and coach of wide receivers this season, following last fall’s sackings.

“As difficult as this decision is, I fully support AD Alberts (forward) path, and have complete confidence in interim coach Joseph. There is plenty of football left to play. Now is the time to rally around our players,” said University of Nebraska President Ted Carter. And give them our full support.”

Prior to joining Nebraska State, Joseph worked as an assistant head coach at LSU.

Joseph was a member of the LSU staff when the school won the national championship in 2019.

Prior to joining the Tigers, Joseph worked as a coach at Louisiana Tech, Grambling State, Alcorn State, Langston University, Central Oklahoma, Nichols State, Alabama State, Tulane and Nebraska State College.

He was also an assistant at North Omaha High School in 1995 and 1996.

He played for the Huskers for four seasons under coach Tom Osborne from 1988 to 1991. During his career, the Huskers set a record 39-9-1, won two Big Eight titles and played in two games of the Orange Bowl, Citrus Bowl, and Bowl Fiesta.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.


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